Philippine Nursing education not improving - UP official

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Manila Bulletin   February 3, 2010  Dismayed at the result the November nursing board, an official of a nursing association called for a special program that will address the concerns of repeaters and avoid waste of resources of the graduates and their parents.

Only 37,527 of the 94,462 or 39.73 percent examinees passed the nursing board administered by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) in November last year.  Of the total board passers, almost 50 percent were first timers while only 26 percent were repeaters.

Studying nursing can cost an estimated P40,000.00 per semester and can total as much as a half million for the entire course. Continue reading here

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Medical Tourism said...

While it's true that the standard of Nursing in the Philippines is at par with the United States and other countries, you should still be careful when choosing to attend a nursing school. Always check to see if the school has ISO accreditation.

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March 15, 2011 at 1:09 AM
Shannon said...

That was very low indeed. That was a lot of numbers though. Maybe schools need to screen their students more strictly especially that there are a lot of them who wants to be nurse.

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August 16, 2011 at 11:13 AM
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October 20, 2011 at 8:07 PM

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